Wood Duck at Lake Artemesia.

I met Graeme early at Lake Artemesia, and we made several trips around the lake, then spent an hour or so on the Indian Creek trail.

There were Yellow Rumps everywhere, as well as Kinglets and Blue Jays.  We found a pair of Wood Ducks and a Cuckoo that’s been hanging around the lake for three days.

Beautiful weather, good company and some nice birds. Couldn’t ask for more.

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Lake Artemesia.

 

White Throated Sparrow 2017-5

First White Throated Sparrow of the season.

Yellow Rumped Warbler 2017-13

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Yellow Rumped Warbler 2017-8

I caught this Yellow Rumped Warbler as he was taking off.

Downy Woodpecker 2017-4

Two Downy Woodpeckers were foraging in the area.

Great Blue Heron 2017-108

This Great Blue Heron was patiently fishing in the lake.

Song Sparrow 2017-9

A Song Sparrow in good light.

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This Beaver was unusually cooperative.

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Graeme focuses on a distant bird.

 

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